The ""Mortgage Bankers Association"":http://www.mbaa.org/default.htm (MBA) announced Monday that it has named Gail Cardwell as SVP of commercial/multifamily -- a position she previously held.[IMAGE]
""We are very pleased to welcome Gail back to lead MBA's commercial/multifamily group as she will be a valuable member of our senior management team,"" said John A. Courson, MBA's president and CEO. ""As the commercial and multifamily mortgage industry continues to evolve, we are very fortunate to have Gail advocating on behalf of MBA and our members.""
In returning to her position, Cardwell will manage the commercial/multifamily group as it serves the needs of[COLUMN_BREAK]
the MBA members engaged in commercial/multifamily real estate finance. She will be directly responsible for the development and implementation of regulatory policy, best practices, and industry standards for this sector, and she will serve as the communication conduit to the association's commercial/multifamily membership.
Cardwell rejoins MBA from the ""Manufactured Housing Institute"":http://www.factorybuilthousing.com/Default.asp (MHI). While there, Cardwell served as the president, CEO, and principal spokesperson for this organization which represents all aspects of the manufactured housing industry.
Prior to her time at MHI, Cardwell was MBA's SVP of commercial/multifamily and held various positions within MBA since 1993, including senior director and director. She was also a former member of the association, having placed commercial real estate debt and equity investments for MetLife's Real Estate Investments Department prior to joining MBA.
""Gail's extensive industry experience will prove to be an invaluable asset to the organization as we move forward with key commercial issues,"" said Dave Roberts, chair of MBA's commercial real estate/multifamily finance board of governors. ""She is an industry veteran who understands the business, and is the best person to represent MBA members' business interests.""